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Pakistanis rally against drone strikes, block NATO supply route

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The main supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan was temporarily closed on Sunday after thousands of people blocked a key highway in Pakistan to protest against U.S. drone strikes, officials said. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, however, said the two-day blockade…

Taliban torch 16 NATO tankers in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (AFP) – Taliban militants in southwestern Pakistan set ablaze 16 vehicles carrying fuel supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said. The convoy was attacked before dawn outside the town of Dera Murad Jamali, some 400 kilometres (250 miles) southeast of Quetta, the capital of restive…

Pakistan cuts NATO supply line after border firing

Pakistan blocks war supply route to Afghanistan after NATO allegedly kills 3 border guards. Pakistan blocked a vital supply route for U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan on Thursday in apparent retaliation for an alleged cross-border helicopter strike by the coalition that killed three Pakistani frontier troops. The blockade appeared…

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